james bond food drinks

food drinks james bond

 

"I take a ridiculous pleasure in what I eat and drink"

- from the novel Casino Royale

Food & Drinks

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The recipe for James Bond's "Vesper" martini, as described in the 1953 book Casino Royale: 'Three measures of Gordon's, one of vodka, half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake it very well until it's ice-cold, then add a large thin slice of lemon-peel. Got it?'

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Dom Pérignon Champagne has appeared in several James Bond movies and one Ian Fleming novel.

The literary James Bond drinks Dom Pérignon in the novel Moonraker, when he has two bottles of the Dom Pérignon '46, suggested to Bond by the wine-waiter at Blades during the dinner with M.

Dom Pérignon champagnes used in the movies:

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Adding another installment to one of the most enduring marketing partnerships in motion picture history, Champagne Bollinger was again featured in the recent James Bond movies Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace.

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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of 007’s appearance on screen and the Bollinger / James Bond partnership, Champagne Bollinger launched a limited edition special presentation box. The box includes a bottle of Bollinger La Grande Année 2002. This is a limited box, currenly not available anymore and hard to find.

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Champagne Bollinger has been the champagne of choice for James Bond in many films. To celebrate the release of Quantum of Solace, Bollinger released a limited edition champagne cooler in the shape of a bullet.

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Taittinger Champagne is Bond's favorite champagne in the the Ian Fleming novels, and features prominently in the movie From Russia With Love (1963).

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In the movie SkyFall (2012), Gareth Mallory (played by Ralph Fiennes) and M (Judi Dench) both drink Courvoisier VSOP cognac. First Mallory pours both himself and M a glass in his office, and later M pours herself a glass in her apartment. A bottle of Courvoisier can also be spotted in the bar where Bond drinks the 'scorpion' shot.

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In the movies The World is Not Enough (1999) and Die Another Day (2002) James Bond is drinking whisky at several occasions. In both films, Talisker was providing the whisky. M enjoys a glass of Talisker Whisky in both films as well.

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In the movie SkyFall we see M (Judi Dench), James Bond (Daniel Craig) and Silva (Javier Bardem) drink a fine whisky: The Macallan.

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Bond drinks Jack Daniel's in the novel On Her Majesty's Secret Service (Ian Fleming, 1963), the novel You Only Live Twice (Ian Fleming, 1964) and in the movie GoldenEye (1995).

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The Japanese whisky brand Suntory has several James Bond links, from being mentioned several times in the 1964 novel You Only Live Twice, consumed by James Bond (Sean Connery) in the movie You Only Live Twice (1967), a series of 1990s commercials starring Sean Connery, to Bill Murray posing as James Bond in the movie Lost in Translation.

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James Bond and Smirnoff have gone hand in hand for more than 50 years. The close partnership between Smirnoff Vodka and Bond began in 1962's Dr. No, when the villain hands Sean Connery a "Martini, shaken not stirred" made with Smirnoff Vodka.

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After recovering a microchip from 003's body in the pre-title sequence of A View To A Kill, James Bond can relax in the iceberg submarine, enjoying the best Beluga caviar, Stolichnaya Vodka and Kimberly Jones.

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In the movie Never Say Never Again (1983), James Bond (Sean Connery) shares a bottle of Absolut Vodka Red Label 100 Proof with Patrica Fearing (Prunella Gee), an osteopath at health clinic Shrublands.

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In the first casino scene in Casino Royale, where Bond wins the Aston Martin DB5 in the One & Only Club, he orders a "Mount Gay Rum with soda".

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The wine that Vesper Lynd and James Bond drink on the train to Montenegro in the movie Casino Royale is a bottle of Château Angélus, Premier Grand Cru Classé Saint-Émilion '82.

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In the movie Never Say Never Again (1983), James Bond (Sean Connery) drinks a bottle of Château Cheval Blanc Premier Grand Cru Classé Saint-Émilion red wine. 

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In the last scene of the movie Diamonds Are Forever (1971), Bond's uses his knowledge of Château Mouton Rothschild wine to expose his enemies.

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Heineken has been a partner of the James Bond film franchise since Tomorrow Never Dies (1998), but James Bond himself only drinks the Dutch beer in the latest film SkyFall (2012). Though beer drinking may seem like a radical departure for 007, it is not the first time he’s had a beer, either on screen or on the page.

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Red Stripe lager is featured in the novels The Man with the Golden Gun and Dr. No and the movie Dr. No.

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007 drinks Löwenbräu beer in the novel Goldfinger and the short story The Living Daylights.

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James Bond seems to favor the “champagne of beers,” Miller High Life, whenever his job brings him to New York. 

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In Thunderball, Q presents Bond his underwater breather, which comes disguised in the aluminum Romeo Y Julieta Churchill cigar tube. In The World is not Enough, Bond finally gets the chance to enjoy the cigar itself.

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The famous Tabasco pepper sauce is seen and mentioned in the consecutive movies The Man With The Golden Gun (1974) and The Spy Who Loved Me (1977). It seems to be the favorite condiment for Bond villains eating oysters.

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James Bond is known for his expensive taste and the caviar is no exception: caviar is usually not cheap, but Bond prefers the best, the most exclusive and expensive kind, Beluga caviar.

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Groovy UK Ltd collaborated with the James Bond entertainment franchise, property of Danjaq LLC and EON Productions, and created a new signature range of high end barware, glassware and cocktail sets, bringing the confident allure of cinema's secret agent to Groovy consumers worldwide.

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In the 1973 movie Live and Let Die, we get a rare tour in James Bond's own apartment. We can see a quite old fashioned interior with one cool gadget: the espresso machine. Bond fixes M a cappuccino, with this very loud machine, while M is talking about the mission. M, after receiving his freshly brewed coffee, comments "Is that all it does?!".